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Police: Man impersonated officer to make contact with minor

MABLETON, Ga. -- Police in Cobb County are looking for a man who allegedly impersonated a police officer to enter a home and make inappropriate contact with a minor.

The incident happened on Jan. 22 around 2 p.m. police said.

That's when a man allegedly approached a home in Mableton. A girl confronted the man at the door of the home. At this point, he claimed to have a warrant for the arrest of someone inside - even showing paperwork - and threatening to call for backup if she did not allow him in.

The girl then told police she let the man in - based on the alleged warrant papers. Once inside, the man looked around briefly, but then turned his focus on the minor. Police said he hugged her and made "sexually inappropriate" comments toward her.

The victim said she began to question him about the warrant which she said resulted in the suspect fleeing the scene in a gold four-door Nissan.

While specific details about the vehicle are unclear, the victim said it had tint on the rear windows but not the driver's side was not.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the Cobb County Police Department's Crimes Against Children Unit at 770-801-3470.

Tipsters can also remain anonymous and possibly receive a reward of up to $2,000 from CrimeStoppers by calling 404-577-8477. Those with tips can also submit them to 274637 with the text CSA and a tip.

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